Short Study Programs

Short Study Programs

Is a 6 or 12 month exchange not suitable for you? Would you prefer to only study 2-6 weeks overseas? Several of JCU’s partner universities offer short programs which can be credited towards your JCU degree. Short study opportunities are also available through various Australian Organisations

Australian Organisations – short programs

AIM Overseas

Offers various general and specialised programs across all disciplines. Application deadlines and fees vary by program.

CIS Australia

Offers various general and specialised programs across all disciplines in 26 countries. Application deadlines and fees vary by program.

Global Experiences (internships)

Offers internships ranging from 7 to 15 weeks in 10 locations around the world. Application deadlines and fees vary by program.

Health and Medicine Placements

While not eligible for exchange, health and medicine degrees are eligible to go on  overseas placements. You can find out more about available placements by emailing dthmplacements@jcu.edu.au.

JCU Partner Universities – short programs

Most short programs hosted by JCU partner universities require that you pay fees directly to them. This applies even though we have an exchange agreement in place.

Colombia

Universidad de la Sabana – Latin American Studies Program
This program is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students from varying disciplines. The Program appeals to students studying business, economics, international relations, politics, international studies, or cultural studies.
Dates: 19 Jan-13 Feb  and 20 Jul-14 Aug each year
Deadline: January (for January start) and June (for July start)
Tuition Fee: US$1,950 including accommodation, many meals, side trips and activities
More Information:  Universidad Latin American Studies Program

Mexico

Tecnológico de Monterrey – i Summer Mx Program
This program is aimed at undergraduate students from varying disciplines. The Program appeals to students studying business, economics, international relations, politics, international studies, or cultural studies.
Dates: July 2 - July 27 2018
Deadline: May 25
Tuition Fee: US$1600 for exchange students or $3600 for independent students including accommodation, many meals, side trips and activities
More Information: Tecnológico de Monterrey programs

Ecuador

Universidad Espiritu Santo – Latin American Language and Culture Program
This program combines an in-depth exploration of Ecuadorian history and culture and intensive Spanish language instruction with extensive travel and intercultural learning. No prior Spanish knowledge required.
Dates: June each year
Deadline: One month prior to the start of the program
Tuition Fee: US$3,500 including orientation tour, field trips, homestay and more.
More InformationLatin American Language and Culture Program

Universidad San Francisco de Quito – Multiple options
This program is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students from varying disciplines. The Program appeals to students studying evolution, ecology, conservation, marine biology, marine ecology, people, politics, environment ans sustainable tourism.
Dates: Dependent on program chosen
Accommodation: USFQ matches interested international students with carefully screened host families in Quito. Host families are required to provide students with their own bedroom (bathroom may be shared), Wifi internet access, and two meals per day (breakfast and dinner).
Tuition Fee: varies dependent on chosen program
More Information: USFQ international student programs

Canada

Université du Québec à Montréal – French Immersion
This program is aimed at undergraduate students from varying disciplines. The Program appeals to students studying business, economics, international relations, politics, international studies, or cultural studies.
Dates: May 14 - August 17 & May 22 - August 17
Tuition Fee: CAD $6300 including accommodation, many meals, side trips and activities
More Information: French immersion city and country

Germany

Hessen Universities Winter/Summer schools
Limited scholarships are available for the Hessen Universities Winter and Summer Universities (IWU and ISUs) from the Hessen Ministry of Higher Education, Research and the Arts. These scholarships cover tuition, accommodation and German health insurance.

The Hessen-Queensland Exchange offers short-term study abroad options twice a year. They are all English-taught and include an intensive German language course.

Some of the short-term programs are part of a semester combination package program. Find out more about the semester program packages.

Applications are due into the JCU Global Mobility Office by September 30th for the Winter Schools, and March 15th for the Summer Schools - contact the JCU Global Mobility Office at globalmobility@jcu.edu.au for further details regarding the application process.

Berlin School of Economics and Law – Berlin International Summer School
Six different programs are offered: The European Union in a Global World (EUGW); European Business and Economics Programme (EBEP); Markets and Management in Europe (M+M); How Europe Works: Institutions and Law in the EU (ILEU); Learn the Language, Understand the Culture; and From Freehand Sketch to Optimized Product: Computational Structural Mechanics and Fluid Dynamics.
Dates: Jun-Jul each year (exact dates depend on program)
Deadline: 15 March
Tuition Fee: €1,100-1,650 (depending on the program).
More Information: Berlin International Summer School


Munich University of Applied Sciences – Supply Chain Management Summer School
Several company visits will make this program unique. Students will have the opportunity to talk to several responsible managers in the field of Supply Chain. The group will travel the second week and learn about companies in Upper Bavaria. Cultural activities and get-togethers round off this intensive summer school.
Dates: July each year
Deadline: 15 March each year
Tuition Fee: €1,695 including tuition, company visits, social activities (accommodation is additional)
More Information: Munich University Summer School


Munich University of Applied Sciences – Engineering for Sustainability Program
This program offers a combination of a high quality academic program with visits to research centres and companies. Participants will have the opportunity to learn in an international environment, to improve their intercultural competencies and to get to know about the German language and history. All subject courses are taught in a tandem by one professor from our home institution and one professor from a US partner university.
Dates: Jul- Aug each year
Deadline: 15 March each year
Tuition Fee: €1,650 including tuition, cultural activities (accommodation is additional)
More Information: Munich University Summer School


WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management – Bachelor European Summer Program
This program focuses on the business, political and cultural environment in Europe.
Dates: May-Jun each year
Deadline: 15 March each year
Tuition Fee: €410 including course materials, airport transfers, some meals, excursions, company visits and local bus ticket (accommodation is additional)
More Information: Bachelor European Summer Program


WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management – MBA European Summer Program
This program focuses on the changing environment for international business in Europe.
Dates: 5-19 May (session 1) and 17-29 May (session 2)
Deadline: 1 March each year
Tuition Fee: €410 (accommodation is additional)
More Information: MBA European Summer Program

University of Marburg – International Summer University Marburg
The program is focused on Europe and the Middle East in Transition, and the four modules offer multiple perspectives on this topic. The modules available are Politics and International Relations; Business and Economics; Cultural Studies and Sociology; and EU, Germany and the Middle East.
Dates: Jul-Aug each year
Deadline: 15 Mar each year
Tuition Fee: €1,990
More Information: International Summer University Marburg

Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Silk Road International Summer School
This program focuses on culture and language, with students choosing two subjects from a selection of five. The program is taught across Hong Kong and Xi’an, China.
Dates: 5-26 July each year
Deadline: 20 March each year
Tuition Fee: HK20,000 (inc. Accommodation, travel between Hong Kong and Xi’an)
Scholarships: 5 scholarships are available to cover the tuition fee
More Information: Silk Road International Summer School

Italy

University of Udine – Intensive Language and Culture
This is an intensive Italian language and culture studies program.
Dates: Jun- July each year
Deadline: 29 May 
Tuition Fee: €600 (excluding accommodation and text books)
More Information: Intensive Language and Culture

Japan

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (RAPU) – Summer APU Gateway Program
This is a Japanese language and culture course and is designed to expand your knowledge of Japanese and Asia Pacific cultures and deepen your intercultural understanding.
Dates: Jun-Jul each year
Deadline: Early March
Tuition Fee: ¥500,300 (including accommodation).
More Information: Summer APU Gateway Program

South Korea

Chung Ang University – International Winter Program
The International Winter Program is a hybrid program providing you with a window into Korea through courses and cultural experiences.
Dates: 27 Jan-12 Feb each year
Deadline: 9 Jan each year
Tuition Fee: KRW1,900,000 (including accommodation)
More Information: International Winter Program


Chung Ang University – International Summer Program
The International Summer Program offers to session. The first focuses on learning and experiencing Korean society and culture, whilst the second focuses on learning the Korean language.
Dates: 24 Jun-22 Jul (Session 1) and 4-22 Aug (Session 2) TBC
Deadline: 30 May (Session 1) and 30 Jun (Session 2) TBC
Tuition Fee: KRW900,000 (Session 1) and KRW800,000 (Session 2) TBC
More Information: International Summer Program